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THIRT Y NINE

CHARLES

STREET
A ND 39 CL ARGES MEWS

MAYFAIR W1

very fine example


of a mid-18th century
Mansion House in one of
Mayfairs most desirable
residential addresses.
Listed Grade II*, the house has retained many of its original
features and is particularly notable for the Regency re-decoration
which include the Chinese Wallpaper and silk wall hangings
which are to be re-instated. Five windows across, the house has a
grand entrance hall with a sweeping staircase leading to the
impressive formal rooms on the first floor. With a large courtyard
garden and a linked mews house at the rear, extending in all to
14,788 square feet, planning permission has been granted to
extend the house further to almost 22,000 square feet, which will
include a new basement level spa area with sumptuous interior
design sympathetic to the historical importance of the house.

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Location
Charles Street is one of Mayfairs most highly regarded
residential streets owing largely to its conveniently
central position with Berkeley Square to the East, Hyde
Park to the West and Green Park to the south, partial
views of which can be seen from the rear of the house.

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CHARLES

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History

Charles Street lies in the Mayfair Conservation Area to the southwest


of Berkeley Square and was originally part of the Berkeley Estate.
Number 39 is a substantial terraced Georgian house comprising basement, ground and three upper
floors as well as a mews at the rear in Clarges Mews. The house is listed Grade II *.
The site on which 39 Charles Street now stands was originally a farm called Brick Close, which sat on
the banks of the Tyburn River. The land was acquired by the first Lord Berkeley of Stratton during the
reign of Charles II and was owned thereafter by his descendants.
Berkeley House was built for Charles Berkeley in 1664, who was instrumental in beginning to lay out
Berkeley Square and the surrounding streets, which include Charles Street. Building in the streets only
really commenced in the 1730s, however, number 39 seems to have been built in the early 1750s.
An extract from BH Johnsons Berkeley Square to Bond Street, the early history of the neighbourhood
states that.the ground on which many of the houses in Charles Street were built was developed by
John Phillips, a carpenter who, in December 1750, entered into an agreement with Lord Berkeley for
a lease of that part of Brick Close.
It is presumed that Phillips, working with George Shakespeare was responsible for No 39.

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The area rapidly became fashionable and the residents of Charles street were drawn
from the highest social backgrounds. Johnson points out that originally some
tradesmen lived in the street, including a tailor, a grocer, a chandler and an auctioneer,
but by the end of the century the exclusive nature of the street was established as the
names of the known occupants of No 39 show;
1906 George Pocock, son of Sir George Pocock, a prominent Naval Officer
1836-1867 George Fieschi Heneage, MP for Lincolnshire
1867-1918 The Earl of Camperdown
1920 The Marquis of Anglesea
1923 The Earl of Westmorland
1926/28 Owen Hugh Smith
1940s The Dudley House Committee
The fortunes of the house as a residence for the nobility waned with the Second
World War, when it appears to have been used as a base for charitable work and in
the post war era it was radically altered to form self contained flats.

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Specifications and Interiors


OUTLINE SPECIFICATION for
the proposed development
New basement
Waterproof concrete basement with drained cavity
protection
New lower basement level pool plant room
External faades
Refurbish existing main house faade including stone
and brick repairs and refurbished existing windows
New brick faade and windows to link building
New slate and lead dormer and windows to mews and
refurbished existing windows below
Roof
New slate roof to main house and mews
New standing seam lead flat roof to link building
Floor finishes
New timber flooring to main house circulation and
principal rooms
Stone floor to bathrooms, shower rooms, pool and
pool area
Fitted carpet to bedrooms
Existing chequer board tiling to main entrance to be
retained

ALLYSON McDERMOTT

Services:
Wall finishes
Wallpaper generally to principal rooms
Stone walls to bathrooms and shower rooms
Listed Chinese wallpaper and silk hangings to be
removed, repaired and refitted by specialist

Lighting
Specialist lighting design
Integrated lighting control with audio visual
equipment, curtains and blinds
Pendant and wall lights to main house principal rooms

Ceiling finishes
Existing ceiling cornices and roses to be retained and
redecorated

Heating/cooling
Comfort cooling by variable refrigerant volume
system to principal rooms with concealed fan coil
units
Demisters to all principal bathroom mirrors
Underfloor electric heating to all main bath and
shower rooms

Fittings and joinery


Timber wardrobes and dressing rooms
Timber vanity units and mirrors
New timber doors and frames to link building and
mews

Hot water
Gas fired condensing boilers
Fresh air
Mechanical extract ventilation to all bathrooms
Fire detection
Discreet air sampling fire detection
Recessed sprinkler system to main house upper floors
Data/voice
Cat 6 cabling throughout
Wireless data distribution throughout the house

Structural Engineers

HURST PEIRCE + MALCOLM LLP


Consulting Civil and Structural Engineers
HISTORIC INTERIORS

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TV
Satellite dish for selected TV stations, terrestrial TV
and FM/DAB radio
Audio distribution to principal rooms, with surround
sound to cinema
Flat panel and aquavision TV to selected rooms
Security
Door entry system
CCTV system
Intruder alarm including panic alarm fittings, air
movement detectors and remote monitoring
Lifts
Existing pedestrian lift in staircase will be removed
New 8 person pedestrian lift
Dumb waiter from lower ground to upper ground
floor
Car parking
2 car stacker with capacity for 3 cars in the garage
space
Catering kitchen and laundry
Stainless steel fittings with commercial oven and
freezer
Garden
Sculptured paving layout and glass walk on rooflights
Raised planter for new trees and shrubs

M&E Services Engineers

EdwardPearce
CONSULTING ENGINEERS

QS

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Computer Generated Images of the Proposed Development

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Computer Generated Images of the Proposed Development

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Computer Generated Images of the Proposed Development

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SCHEDULE OF ACCOMMODATION
39 Charles Street
Basement
Wine Room
Cinema
Gym
Swimming Pool
Spa Facilities

Proposed
ACCOMMODATION

Considerable time has been taken so as to reinstate the house to its


former glory, whilst being sympathetic to its historic importance. In
the formal reception rooms on the first floor, the wall treatments of
painted silk and Chinoiserie wallpaper have been removed and will be
carefully restored and when reinstated will enhance the more
contemporary interior design elements.
The chosen interior palette is sympathetic to the grandeur of the house
itself rather than dominating or overpowering.
The current interior layout, much altered over time, will be improved
to create a feeling of openness throughout. Original door openings will
be reinstated and various partition walls removed to create better flow
and larger rooms.
The entire second floor of the building will be a dedicated master
bedroom suite over 2,000 square feet in size and comprising separate his
and hers dressing rooms with bespoke joinery and cabinetry, as well as
twin bathroom facilities.

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Three further bedroom suites will be found on the third floor of


the house, with the remainder of the guest suites being in the mews
house, which will be accessed through the large library at ground
floor level.
The lower ground floor of the house will have both family and catering
kitchens, as well as extensive staff accommodation. A substantial family
room will lead onto the fully landscaped courtyard garden (found at
ground floor level from the mews house). Security and secretarial
rooms as well as a 3 car garage will be on the ground floor of 39
Clarges Mews.
The newly constructed basement level will house a sumptuous spa, gym
and swimming pool complex with massage, steam and sauna facilities.
There will also be a luxurious cinema room with a bar and a separate
wine room.
It is expected that at almost 22,000 square feet, the house will be one
of the finest and largest in Mayfair.

Lower Ground Floor


Laundry and Staff Room
Catering Kitchen
Family Kitchen
Family Room
Courtyard Garden
Ground Floor
Entrance Hall
Reception Room
Formal Dining Room
Butlers Kitchen
Cloakroom
Library
First Floor
Drawing Room
Sitting Room
Morning Room
Second Floor
Master Bedroom Suite with his and her Dressing Rooms and Bathrooms
Third Floor
Three Bedroom Suites
39 Clarges Mews
Lower Ground Floor
Garage Parking for Three Cars
Security Room
Secretarys Office
Ground Floor
2 Bedroom Suites
2 Further Single Bedrooms
Shower Room
First Floor
Three Bedroom Suites

PLANT

CAR PARK SPACE


GYM

POOL

CINEMA

STORAGE

SPA /
WHIRLPOOL

BATHROOM
WC
BAR SEATING AREA

POOL AREA

WINE ROOM

MASSAGE
ROOM

STEAM
ROOM

CHANGING

PLUNGE
POOL

BOILER ROOM
STORE
SAUNA

LIFT

PROPOSED - UPPER BASEMENT

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LAUNDRY
AND STAFF ROOM

VAULT 4

COURTYARD GARDEN

GARAGE

FAMILY KITCHEN
VAULT 3
LIGHT
WELL

WC

WC

CLOAK

VAULT 2

HALL

RECEPTION / SECURITY
WC

CATERING KITCHEN
VAULT 1

FAMILY ROOM
SECRETARYS OFFICE
STAIR

LIFT

PROPOSED - LOWER GROUND FLOOR

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EN-SUITE
EN-SUITE

BEDROOM 9

FORMAL DINING

GAMES ROOM
BEDROOM 8

STORE

BUTLERS
KITCHEN
CLOAK

STORE
WC
LOBBY

ENTRANCE HALL

LIBRARY

STAFF BEDROOM 1

CORRIDOR

SHOWER
CLOAK ROOM

STAFF BEDROOM 2

LIFT

PROPOSED - UPPER GROUND FLOOR

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GUEST
BEDROOM 6

GUEST
BEDROOM 5

SITTING ROOM
DRAWING ROOM

EN-SUITE

EN-SUITE

MORNING ROOM
LOBBY

GUEST
BEDROOM 7
EN-SUITE

LIFT

PROPOSED - FIRST FLOOR

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BEDROOM 3

BEDROOM 4

HER DRESSING ROOM

HIS DRESSING ROOM

WHB

ENSUITE

HIS EN-SUITE
LOBBY

HER EN-SUITE

EN-SUITE
ENSUITE

CORRIDOR

BEDROOM 2
MASTER BEDROOM

LOBBY

LIFT

LIFT

PROPOSED - SECOND FLOOR

PROPOSED - THIRD FLOOR

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ENSUITE

HER ENSUITE

CORRIDOR

LOBBY

CORRIDOR

LOBBY

ENSUITE

HIS ENSUITE

CHINESE
WALLPAPER ROOM

GUEST BEDROOM 2

ENSUITE

RECEPTION

GUEST BEDROOM 1

RESIDENT
STAFF BEDROOM

GUEST SUITE

CLOAK

BUTLERS KITCHEN

CORRIDOR

RECEPTION

GARAGE
CORRIDOR

HALL

CLOAK

WC

WC
VAULT 2

CAR PARK SPACE

PLANT

STAIR
POOL AREA

LOBBY

BATHROOM

PROPOSED - SECTION

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WC

BAR AREA & SEATING

ROOFLIGHT

BEDROOM

STAIR

STAIR

BEDROOM

LIFT
SHAFT

STAIR
STAIR

STAIR

STAIR

CLOAK ROOM

ENTRANCE

STAIR

STUDY / LIBRARY

ENSUITE

GUEST BEDROOM 3

STORE SHOWER

STAFF BEDROOM 2

SECRETARIES OFFICE

CATERING KITCHEN
FAMILY GAMES ROOM
STAIR
STAIR

NEW STAIR
WINESTORE
MASSAGE ROOM

STEAM ROOM

PLUNGE POOL

SAUNA

NEW STAIR
BOILER ROOM

PLANT ROOM 3

PROPOSED - SECTION

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Existing
Over the years the house has fallen into considerable disrepair
but thankfully many of the original features within the building
such as the ornate cornicing, 18th century silk wallpaper and
staircase have remained intact. The proposed development will
sympathetically restore the house to a standard and quality
befitting such an important residence.

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Approximate Gross Internal Area


14,788 square feet (1,373 Square Metres)

EXISTING - UPPER BASEMENT

EXISTING - LOWER GROUND FLOOR

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EXISTING - UPPER GROUND FLOOR

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EXISTING - FIRST FLOOR

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EXISTING - SECOND FLOOR

EXISTING - THIRD FLOOR

EXISTING -ROOF

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TERMS
FREEHOLD
PRICE ON APPLICATION

Joint Sole Agents

102 Mount Street, London W1K 2TH


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